Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and Practices

Author:   Peter Newman ,  Isabella Jennings
Publisher:   Island Press
Edition:   2nd None ed.
ISBN:  

9781597261883


Pages:   296
Publication Date:   31 January 2008
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Peter Newman ,  Isabella Jennings
Publisher:   Island Press
Imprint:   Island Press
Edition:   2nd None ed.
Dimensions:   Width: 17.80cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.517kg
ISBN:  

9781597261883


ISBN 10:   1597261882
Pages:   296
Publication Date:   31 January 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems advances an important idea about the relevance of systems thinking to design at the community and urban scale. Scaling up is a critical aspect to how we all need to be thinking; this book is an excellent guidepost. --William McDonough William McDonough + Partners


Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems advances an important idea about the relevance of systems thinking to design at the community and urban scale. Scaling up is a critical aspect to how we all need to be thinking; this book is an excellent guidepost. --William McDonough William McDonough + Partners


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Peter Newman is professor of city policy and director of the Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He recently completed a Fulbright scholarship, which he spent at the University of Virginia studying sustainability initiatives in the U.S. He is the author of Sustainability and Cities (Island Press, 1999). Isabella Jennings is a graduate student in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University. Her past and current research is related to the cities as sustainable ecosystems idea.

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